Meaning of Anglicism

An•gli•cism

Pronunciation: (ang'glu-siz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. a Briticism.
  2. the state of being English; characteristic English quality.
  3. a word, idiom, or characteristic feature of the English language occurring in or borrowed by another language.
  4. any custom, manner, idea, etc., characteristic of the English people.
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